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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 273, Amusement Devices: Games

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to the patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent ownership is determined by the first-named assignee listed on a patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 126 131 96 94 130 577
SHUFFLE MASTER, INC. 9 9 5 7 2 32
BALLY GAMING, INC. 7 5 12 2 4 30
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY (IGT) 3 7 4 6 10 30
ACTION TARGET, INC. 2 2 3 4 4 15
MATTEL INC. 3 2 1 4 4 14
SHFL ENTERTAINMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 14 14
SCIENTIFIC GAMES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 3 4 3 2 0 12
UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION 0 4 0 3 4 11
CFPH, L.L.C. 0 2 3 1 4 10
HASBRO, INC. 1 2 5 0 2 10
KABUSHIKI KAISHA SEGA. 1 5 2 0 2 10
SEGA CORPORATION 3 2 1 2 0 8
SHUFFLE MASTER GMBH & CO KG 2 1 2 1 2 8
ANGEL PLAYING CARDS CO., LTD. 0 0 1 1 5 7
WMS GAMING, INC. 0 1 2 1 3 7
FEILOLI ELECTRONIC CO., LTD. 0 0 2 1 3 6
NEW VISION GAMING AND DEVELOPMENT, INC. 3 1 0 1 1 6
SHUFFLE TECH INTERNATIONAL LLC 0 1 2 1 2 6
CANTOR INDEX LLC 0 0 0 3 2 5
KYORAKU INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
OBERTHUR GAMING TECHNOLOGIES INC 3 1 1 0 0 5
OLYMPIAN GAMING LLC 0 3 1 1 0 5
PRIME TABLE GAMES LLC 4 1 0 0 0 5
TAIWAN FULGENT ENTERPRISE CO., LTD. 1 3 1 0 0 5



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